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Women's Issues

Overall term for female-specific issues, including health care and reproductive rights, differential pay, and sexual violence.

Story Archive - 2012

Stories related to the 2012 Election and other 2012 issues.

Coffee & Conversation - The Republican War on Women

UA Progressive Action Coffee and Conversation
Saturday, April 7, 2012, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
30 Attendees

Speaker: Lauren Harmon, Director of the Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus

Carolyn Casper introduced the speaker. Lauren Harmon will give us a brief overview of the war against women.

Important Coffee and Conversation April 7th!

Coffee and Conversation logoJoin us on Saturday, April 7, 2012, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. at  La Chatelaine on Lane Avenue.

Central Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus Discusses Messaging Skills on March 22

cAre you an effective communicator for women's issues? How strong is your messaging ability?  "Effective Communication for Women's Issues: How Women Can Hone Their Messaging Skills" will be the special topic addressed at the Central Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus meeting Thursday, March 22, 2012, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the Ohio Democratic Party (ODP) headquarters, 340 E.

Information about Issues

This is a source for all things Issue-related.

If you wonder  about the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") or the Republican war on women and women's rights, we will have some information for you,

If you wrote a letter to the editor about an issue, we would be glad to publish it whether or not the newspaper does.

If you want to know more about a current petition drive--whether to sign or to participate--we can help you find out more.

Book Club Chooses "Half the Sky" for November Meeting

UAPA Book Club will meet on Monday, November 28 at the Upper Arlington Main Library, Room B. Our next selection is "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Party with a Purpose

You are invited to join

Frances Strickland, First Lady of Ohio

in support of the Ohio Democratic Party's women's outreach initiatives.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

at the home of Melissa Hedden, 2491 Lane Road

Suggested donation: Mentor $40; Champion $100

All Champion level donors will receive a copy of

The Road to Blue: A Photo Essay of the Ohio Democrats' Return to Leadership

a collectible book, inspired by the First Lady, chronicling the 2006 election.

rsvp by January 25 to Liz Shirey at 221-6563, Ext. 100 or liz@ohiodems.org

 

 

Democratic Women's Caucus March 2

Tuesday March 2
5:30-7 p.m.
The Central Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus Meeting

Location: Ohio Democratic Party, 340 East Fulton St, Columbus, Ohio 43215


General meeting for all Central Ohio democratic women. Meet with women candidates and ODWC Executive Director Erin Upchurch. Plans for the statewide conference will be discussed.

Keena M. Smith,Chair, Central OH Democratic Women's Caucus.........CODWC is on-line @ Facebook

Women's Lobbying Day

Strong Women, Strong Voices: A Women's Lobbying Day

Tuesday, April 12
12:30 p.m. program

(Optional fundraiser 5-7 p.m.)
Renaissance Columbus Hotel, 50 North 3rd Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Gov. Kasich and GOP legislators have taken off with a full-fledged anti-women agenda – from women’s health to voting rights to public education and other issues important to Ohio's middle class. Make your voice in opposition heard!

Meanwhile, our Democratic women in government have fought for a pro-women and pro-family agenda. Make your voice in support heard!

Hosts: Women of the Ohio House and Senate Democratic Caucuses and the Ohio Democratic Party.

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